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Country wife.

Country wife.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsEllis, Robin Leroy., Coe, Richard L. 1914-1995, annotator., Wycherley, William, 1640-1716., Waaay Off Broadway (Organization : Washington, D.C.), Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. C183
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23941133M
LC Control Number2009657024

THE Country-Wife, A COMEDY, Acted at the THEATRE ROYAL. Front matter Indignor quicquam reprehendi, non quia crassè Compositum illepidéve putetur, sed quia nuper: Nec veniam Antiquis, sed honorem & præmia posci. Horat. PROLOGUE, spoken by Mr. Hart. Poets like Cudgel'd Bullys, never do At first, or second blow, submit to you;File Size: KB.   The Country Wife is a classically bawdy Restoration Comedy. The aptly named Horner is pretending to be a eunuch in order to gain access to women under their husbands' noses. Pinchwife has recently married an innocent country girl, who immediately falls for Horner. Pinchwife's plans to stop any liaison go badly awry.5/5(1).

The Country Wife is a Restoration comedy by English dramatist William Wycherley. Like many Restoration comedies, it held an aristocratic and anti-Puritan ideology, and met with controversy due to its politics and its sexual explicitness. It is an expansion of several plays by Moliere, with added features such as prose dialogue in place of the original verse, a fast. "The Country Wife is shown to surpass much Restoration comedy in structural and thematic unity by counterpointing the principals' attitudes on sex and marriage. Although the plot is episodic and portrays multiple sets of lovers, Wycherley succeeds in evolving a 'clear dramatic line.'"-Seventeenth-Century News * Seventeenth-Century News * Read.

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The Country Wife is a heartfelt memoir that initially begins as a coming of age tale of the author, Anne Gorman. We first learn of Anne’s fascinating family history. As the eleventh child of a devoutly catholic family trying to make ends meet in the depression, I was moved by Anne’s upbringing/5.

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connie friedel rated it it was amazing. This is a really compelling and thought provoking read. The writer did a really good job of giving the reader a good understanding of each character/5. The Country Wife is a romp and a farce and a classic of restoration comedy, very typical of the genre.

The usual themes are there: the rake or Casanova, the insanely jealous husband, the "innocent" wife who uses her "innocence" as a stratagem/5. In THE COUNTRY WIFE, Horner allows society to believe he is impotent, and as such husbands entrust him with their wives.

But Horner is anything but impotent, and before long he is bedding a host of bored, foolish, and incredibly horny women--including the young, silly Margery, an ignorant country girl recently wed to an elderly man.4/5(27).

The Country Wife is face-paced, Restoration comedy that focuses on adult drama and is a controversial play that criticizes society and turns it into a satire. The translated version by James Ogden offers a detailed introduction that helps the reader see it in its original context/5. Dorothy Van Doren writes beguilingly about the summers she and husband Mark Van Doren led at the Connecticut farm they purchased as newlyweds in the early 20th century.

First published inA Country Wife deals with gentle joys (and occasional mishaps) during the Van Dorens' quarter century of married life up to that date.4/5(6).

The Country Wife, based on a compilation of Molière’s The School for Husbands (), The School for Wives (), and Terence’s The Eunuch ( BCE), is about marriage, infidelity, and male friendship.

Harry Horner, an infamous womanizer, enlists his doctor to spread the false rumor that Horner has become impotent to convince other men to. in The Country Wife and Love for Love. Author: Anke Werckmeister; Publisher: GRIN Verlag ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: 14 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Seminar paper from the year in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, Free University of Berlin (Institut für Englische Philologie), course: Restoration Comedies, language:.

The Country Wife has provoked powerfully mixed reactions over the years. The seventeenth century libertine king Charles II saw it twice, and is said to have joined the 'dance of the cuckolds' at the end of one performance; the eighteenth century actor-playwright David Garrick declared it 'the most licentious play in the English language'; the /5(13).

THE COUNTRY WIFE (Country Wife, Book One) An awesome read. Filled with love, tragedy, and hope for the future. [AMAZON] COUNTRY WIFE, Book 2. SPIRIT, Book 1. SPIRIT, Book 2. THE BREAKUP EFFECT. NEVER LETTING GO. THE OAK TREE. THE CHOICE NOT TAKEN. STILL LIFE, Book. Harry Horner, a notorious womanizer, spreads a rumor that he has contracted venereal disease and that, while being treated for this by a French surgeon, he has accidentally been made impotent.

He persuades his doctor, a Quack, to spread this story all over town, hoping that gullible men will leave. The Country-Wife, A comedy, Acted at the Theatre Royal. Written by Mr. Wycherley London Printed for Thomas Dring [etc.] [4], p. Preliminaries omitted Play details The country wife.

Genre: Comedy. Date first published: Date first performed: 12 Jan [Page] THE Country-Wife, A COMEDY, Acted at the THEATRE ROYAL. Front matter. The Country Wife Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Country Wife is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

Download The Country Wife free in PDF & EPUB format. Download William Wycherley's The Country Wife for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. The Country Wife by William Wycherley was published in and premiered the same year at the Theatre Royal in London.

It is classified in English literature as a Restoration comedy. "The Country Wife is shown to surpass much Restoration comedy in structural and thematic unity by counterpointing the principals' attitudes on sex and marriage.

Although the plot is episodic and portrays multiple sets of lovers, Wycherley succeeds in evolving a 'clear dramatic line.'" 3/5(5).

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Find books like The Country Wife from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Country Wife also liked: The Rover, The M. The Country Wife by William Wycherley Book Resume: The resourceful hero of The Country Wife is Horner, the scourge of stupid husbands and the hope of unhappy wives.

Through a single simple ruse Horner helps one woman after another settle accounts with a foolish spouse.The resourceful hero of The country wife is Horner, the scourge of stupid husbands and the hope of unhappy wives. Through a single simple ruse Horner helps one woman after another settle accounts with a foolish spouse.

Margery, the country wife, upsets his plans when she learns the manners of the city and begins to apply them herself.The Country Wife is a Restoration comedy written in by William Wycherley.A product of the tolerant early Restoration period, the play reflects an aristocratic and anti-Puritan ideology, and was controversial for its sexual explicitness even in its own time.

The title itself contains a lewd pun. It is based on several plays by Molière, with added features that s London audiences Characters: Mr. Horner, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Pinchwife.